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Gender Feminine
Scripts Εὐλαλία(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. ew-LA-lya(Spanish)
yoo-LAY-lee-ə(English)
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Meaning & History

Derived from Greek εὔλαλος (eulalos) meaning "sweetly-speaking", itself from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and λαλέω (laleo) meaning "to talk". This was the name of an early 4th-century saint and martyr from Merida in Spain. She is a patron saint of Barcelona.
VariantOlalla(Spanish)
DiminutivesEula, Lalia(English)
Other Languages & CulturesEulàlia, Laia(Catalan) Eulalie(French) Eulália(Hungarian) Eulália(Portuguese) Eulália(Slovak)
Same SpellingEulália, Eulàlia

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Depiction of Saint Eulalia by Meister von Meßkirch (c. 1540)Depiction of Saint Eulalia by Meister von Meßkirch (c. 1540)

People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  
Poland: February 12

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Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from https://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/publications/vol3a/vol3a_names/v3afe_u.html.
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